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Akron Zips vs Northern Illinois Huskies Betting Odds and Trends

The Akron Zips will hit the floor running against the away Northern Illinois Huskies Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Akron Zips betting line as -6-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Northern Illinois Huskies vs Akron Zips Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Akron Zips are 15-4 overall and 7-7 ATS, while the Northern Illinois Huskies are 16-3 and 10-4 ATS. As for the betting totals, Akron boasts a 6-8 on the OU, and Northern Illinois is 6-8.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 41-ranked Akron Zips and the No. 100-rated Northern Illinois Huskies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Akron's No. 93-ranked offense, averaging 76.63 PPG, against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 20 at 63.37 PPG. The Zips field goal percentage has averaged 42.76% so far, less than the Huskies marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.02% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Huskies got 21 points from Travon Baker as Northern Illinois ran past Toledo 58-49 on Saturday at NIU Convocation Center.

Akron cruised to victory on Saturday, running Miami (Ohio) out of the gym and running up a 75-46 score at James A. Rhodes Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Northern Illinois is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Northern Illinois is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • Northern Illinois is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Northern Illinois is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Akron is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Akron is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • Akron is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Akron is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games when playing Northern Illinois

Next Betting Matchups

Northern Illinois at Miami (Ohio), Saturday, January 30th
Akron at Ball State, Saturday, January 30th